Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Interaction Designer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Interaction Designer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 748 794 839
Rank change year-on-year +46 +45 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Interaction Designer 109 79 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 23
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £363 £333 £293
90th Percentile £538 £480 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £26.93 £33.30 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.12% +137.84% -85.64%
10th Percentile £24.77 £24.79 £13.00
90th Percentile £29.09 £46.37 £15.00
UK median hourly rate £26.93 £33.30 £14.00
% change year-on-year -19.12% +137.84% -85.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Interaction Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Interaction Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Interaction Designer in England

Interaction Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Interaction Designer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Interaction Designer in England

Interaction Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Interaction Designer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Interaction Designer in England

Interaction Designer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Interaction Designer in England

Interaction Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Interaction Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 72 £475 +11.76% 1
North of England +70 24 £425 -
North East +81 21 £425 -
West Midlands +34 7 £400 -5.88%
Midlands +26 7 £400 -5.88%
South East -5 6 £770 +98.71%
Yorkshire +18 3 £425 -
East of England - 1 £325 -
Interaction Designer
UK

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Interaction Designer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Interaction Designer in the job title.

1 82 (75.23%) HTML
2 70 (64.22%) User Experience
3 69 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (58.72%) CSS
5 63 (57.80%) Prototyping
6 41 (37.61%) Wireframes
7 32 (29.36%) Degree
8 24 (22.02%) Service Design
9 23 (21.10%) Web Design
10 22 (20.18%) Banking
10 22 (20.18%) Finance
11 21 (19.27%) Mobile App
12 19 (17.43%) Rapid Prototyping
13 17 (15.60%) Typography
13 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
14 16 (14.68%) Axure RP
15 15 (13.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
15 15 (13.76%) Workflow
16 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
16 13 (11.93%) Data Visualisation
16 13 (11.93%) Front End Development
17 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
18 11 (10.09%) Adobe
18 11 (10.09%) Internet
18 11 (10.09%) Collaborative Working
19 9 (8.26%) UX Design
20 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
20 7 (6.42%) SFIA
21 6 (5.50%) Adobe Creative Suite

Interaction Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.92%) Marvel
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (5.50%) InVision
2 3 (2.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.75%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.92%) Mocha
General
1 22 (20.18%) Banking
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Law
3 2 (1.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.92%) Electronics
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (75.23%) HTML
2 64 (58.72%) CSS
3 3 (2.75%) Node.js
4 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.92%) Chai
4 1 (0.92%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 70 (64.22%) User Experience
2 21 (19.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) Android
1 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.75%) Linux
1 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
1 3 (2.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.80%) Prototyping
3 41 (37.61%) Wireframes
4 24 (22.02%) Service Design
5 23 (21.10%) Web Design
6 19 (17.43%) Rapid Prototyping
7 17 (15.60%) Typography
8 15 (13.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 15 (13.76%) Workflow
9 13 (11.93%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (11.93%) Front End Development
9 13 (11.93%) Visualisation
10 11 (10.09%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (8.26%) UX Design
12 7 (6.42%) SFIA
12 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.59%) Scrum
14 4 (3.67%) B2B
14 4 (3.67%) Web Development
15 3 (2.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Adobe
2 1 (0.92%) SAP